Security Systems and Equipment

The US Bans Anti-satellite Missile Tests

The US administration states that it is banning anti-satellite missile testing by the United States. Such step, according to the US officials say, is meant to express their hopes of establishing new norms for military action in space.   The U.S. has sharply criticized Russia and China for conducting anti-satellite missile tests, although it also…
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Space Commands of the USA, China, Russia, and Europe

The space domain is of increasing importance in the international environment that is becoming more contested and confrontational. Many states have recognised this as a challenge and formed unified space commands in recent years.     USA Space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air, and sea. Donald Trump, Former US President The…
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“Marker” Is Tested As an Anti-UAV Defense System

The "Marker" robot, which is supposed to be used against UAVs, in particular kamikaze drones, was tested in Russia. There are high hopes for a promising robot, capable of performing various functions. Evgeny Dudorov, the executive director of the "Android Technics" SPA, told RIA that the robot was tested as an air defense system. [newslist]…
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2nd Avangard Regiment to Be Put On Combat Alert in 2022

TASS reports that the second regiment of UR-100N UTTKh intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) with the Avangard hypersonic warheads will assume combat alert in 2022.  The regiment is supposed to join Russia’s Strategic Missile Force. [newslist] The second regiment of Avangard hypersonic missile systems will assume combat posture in the Yasny missile formation, the source specified…
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The US Administration Approves Another $70M Sale to Jordan

The US State Department has approved a possible sale of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Alternate Warhead (AW) Unitary Rocket Pods and related equipment to Jordan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency states. The deal is estimated at $70 million. [newslist] This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the United…
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A New Way to Cope with a Drone Swarm

Specialists from Military University of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation have invented a new way to deal with a swarm of small drones. According to the document published on the Rospatent (Federal Service for Intellectual Property), it is based on using a quadcopter, releasing frags over the territory of the protected area.…
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VR and AR in the Russian Armed Forces

Like most information technologies, augmented and virtual reality originated in the military-industrial complex. Half a century after the introduction of the technology, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augemnted Reality (AR) are gradually becoming part of the daily training of the military. [newslist] The modern global VR and AR market for military applications is estimated at billions…
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Kalashnikov’s Kamikaze Drone Gets Export Permits

Kalashnikov concern has obtained the permits for the export of the KYB-UAV kamikaze drone, said the concerns press service on Tuesday. By getting these export permits, the concern can now promote the UAV system abroad. [newslist]   “The Kalashnikov Concern, together with JSC Rosoboronexport, is ready to start promoting the KYB UAV internationally, including during…
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The US approves $2,5 Billion Deal with Egypt

The US has approved the sale of three air defence radar systems, twelve C-130 Super Hercules military transport aircraft, and related equipment to the Egyptian government for a total sum of $2.5 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), responsible for the supply of military equipment and weapons abroad under intergovernmental agreements, announced this on…
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New Algorithms For Russian Radars

Specialists from Academician A.L. Mints Radiotechnical Institute (RTI) have developed new methods of air and space control and group targets identification. The new target detection algorithm has been developed for long-range radar stations and is caused by a much more complicated electromagnetic situation in the radar location area. The developed algorithms for radars successfully detect…
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